Skip navigation

iTech

Microsoft Office 365

 

Microsoft Office 365 is available at Southern Miss for all active students, faculty and staff.  Microsoft Office 365 provides a 50 GB email mailbox and OneDrive, which provides unlimited file storage with a 10 GB upload file size limitation and a maximum of 20K individual files capacity.

In addition to having access to web versions, faculty, staff and active students will be able to download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus applications on up to 5 devices (PC, Mac, and/or mobile devices - Android or iOS).  These applications include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote*, Access*, Publisher*, and Teams.  

*Windows PC client programs and/or features only.  Cannot be used across devices.

How to Install Office 2016

Log in to Outlook 

username: w123456@usm.edu
password: CampusID password

The naming convention for new student emails is first name.last name@usm.edu, with some variation for account users sharing the same name. You can log into Outlook and confirm your email address by selecting the avatar in the top right corner of the screen.

Read more information on O365 Quick Start Guides and other “How Do I...?” information.

Features

Microsoft Exchange

A messaging platform, Exchange Server provides - Free/busy coexistence, integrated personal archiving; retention policies and legal hold; 50 GB mailbox with voicemail & unified messaging

Microsoft OneDrive

Formerly SkyDrive, is an online cloud storage service.  It stores your work files across multiple devices with ease and security.  It allows sharing files with colleagues as needed, and edit Office documents together in real time with Office Online.  The OneDrive sync app allows syncing of files to your local computer.  OneDrive provides unlimited file storage, 1 TB upload File Size limitation, & a maximum of 20K individual files capacity.

Microsoft Office - Access

Microsoft Access 2013 is an easy-to-use tool for quickly creating browser-based database applications that help you run your business. Your data is automatically stored in a SQL database, so it’s more secure than ever, and you can easily share your applications with colleagues.

Microsoft Office - Excel

A spreadsheet application that features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.

Microsoft Office - Teams

Microsoft Teams is available to facilitate university communications.

You can use Microsoft Teams for:

  • Hosting and attending video meetings and conferences
  • Desktop screen sharing
  • Instant messaging
  • Scheduling and keeping track of meetings through Outlook
  • Collaborating across campus with multiple departments
  • Sharing, editing, and finding content across our organization via SharePoint, OneDrive & OneNote

Microsoft Teams is the replacement for Skype for Business/Microsoft Lync, and it provides the same functionality along with a number of new tools and functions.

Now, when you schedule a new meeting in Microsoft Teams, you will see two new sections in the invitation allowing participants to join via telephone or video conferencing devices. Here is an example of how the additional sections will appear:

Join with a video conferencing device
usm@m.webex.com
Video Conference ID: 123 456 789 0
Alternate VTC dialing instructions 

Or call in (audio only)
+1 601-266-0000,,123456789#   United States, Jackson
Phone Conference ID: 123 456 789#
Find a local number | Reset PIN

Microsoft Office - OneNote

OneNote is a digital notebook that provides a single place for all of your notes and information — everything you need to remember and manage in your life at home, at work, or at school. 

In OneNote, your notebooks never run out of paper. They’re easy to reorganize, print, and share, and they have a fast search feature so you can recall anything instantly. Best of all, you can store your notebooks online and use them from anywhere. 

Microsoft Office - Outlook

A personal information manager often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing.

Microsoft Office - PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program.

Microsoft Office - Publisher

An entry-level desktop publishing application differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design, rather than text composition and proofing.

Microsoft Office - Word

A word processor for letters, reports, and documents of all types with built-in spell check, grammar check, and typesetting-like features.

Contact Us

iTech
Cook Library 102
118 College Drive #5181
Hattiesburg, MS 39406  

Hattiesburg Campus

Campus Map

Email
helpdeskFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4357

Contact Us

Fleming Education Center (FEC) 310
730 East Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

Campus Map

Email
helpdeskFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4357

iTech at Southern Miss on FacebookiTech on TwitteriTech on Instagram